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Acclaimed WVU astrophysicist elected to elite National Academy of Sciences, a first for the University

Acclaimed WVU astrophysicist elected to elite National Academy of Sciences, a first for the University

Maura McLaughlin, Eberly Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy, has been selected as a new member of the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors in the scientific world. She is the first WVU researcher to join the prestigious group.

WVU neuroscience students pioneer new frontiers in undergraduate research

WVU neuroscience students pioneer new frontiers in undergraduate research

As Jayla Boyd and Lillian Floyd would describe it, they were in uncharted territory when they arrived on the West Virginia University campus for Brain Camp. By the end of the week, the soon-to-be high school seniors had discovered the complex world of neuroscience and were hooked.

Erin Goodykoontz Recognized with Professor of the Year award

Erin Goodykoontz Recognized with Professor of the Year award

Erin Goodykoontz, a Teaching Professor in Eberly College’s School of Mathematical and Data Sciences, has been named 2023 Professor of the Year by the Faculty Merit Foundation of West Virginia.

Five WVU students named prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Five WVU students named prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Two Eberly College students have joined an elite group of researchers who’ve been awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, a program aimed at supporting graduate education in STEM-based fields.

2024 Foundation Scholars includes Two Eberly College Students

2024 Foundation Scholars includes Two Eberly College Students

Five exceptionally talented incoming West Virginia University freshmen whose academic interests span the fields of humanities, medicine and science are eager to use their curiosity, creativity and problem-solving skills to generate new ideas and innovative solutions for a better future as the 2024-25 WVU Foundation Scholars, the highest academic scholarship the University awards.

WVU researcher studying worst western US megadrought in 1,200 years

WVU researcher studying worst western US megadrought in 1,200 years

Drylands in the western United States are currently in the grips of a 23-year “megadrought,” and one West Virginia University researcher is working to gain a better understanding of this extreme climate event.

Department of English offers two new majors

Department of English offers two new majors

The Department of English within the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences has launched two undergraduate degree programs for students interested in pursuing careers as writers, editors or researchers.